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Services for young adults with a learning disability

Most services for young people with learning disabilities (18+)  can be found on the adult services website Careplace however the main services for young adults are also listed here; Prevention, Transition and Development Service This service works with individuals over 18 with a learning disability and their…

Sleep difficulties

Children with special needs or a disability (for different reasons) are much more likely to have problems with sleep than other children. Without specialist support, sleep problems can continue for years. Sleep deprivation not only affects a child’s learning, behaviour, mood and health but also…

Social care

A child or young person with complex needs could be eligible for social care support. With the right care, they can reach their potential.

Social care support for complex disabilities

Find out what disabilities are supported and the type of care available after an assessment. Disabilities supported severe physical/ learning disability severely visually impaired (blind) registered as hearing impaired (deaf) and uses BSL terminal illness aged 14+ with Down syndrome (although this could be younger…

Speech, language and communication needs

Children develop their speech and language skills at their own pace. The important thing is to ensure that your child has enough interaction with other children and plenty of opportunities to play; as children learn from playing and listening to others. There are also activities…

Support with getting into work

If you need help and advice on what you would like to do and the options available to you contact: Connexions on 0208 583 5151 to make an appointment to see someone who can help with careers advice. Some options may include: Supported Internships Supported internships are…

Supported Internships

Supported internships are programmes that support young people with SEND move from education to employment.  Each programme has its own criteria, these are the main features West London College, Richmond College, West Thames College and other colleges as well support locally.  There is a wide range…